About Rakesh M. Amin
An attorney for a wide variety of clients in the food, beverage, dietary supplement, cosmetic, drug, medical device and cleaning product industries, Rakesh earned a reputation for his passion, team, relationships and results. Rakesh’s clients include brands, suppliers, manufacturers, corporate law firms, pharmaceutical, technology, retail and media giants, private equity and venture firms, accelerator groups, trade associations and government-sponsored trade groups assisting companies in Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Asia sell products in the U.S.
Rakesh works primarily on the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, Federal Trade Commission, and advertising (Ad Law) compliance, and defending against government, competitor and consumer class action challenges, patent and trademark protection and infringement litigation, Proposition 65, false advertising and commercial litigation.
Differentiation, messaging and intellectual property are high value assets that Rakesh helps clients protect and defend. Companies seeking to develop and launch products focused on health & beauty turn to Rakesh and his team for creative strategies to help label, advertise and sell products, and protect, license and enforce brand names (trademarks) and inventions (patents & trade secrets).
Whole Foods and Informa Market (Expo and Supply Side Shows) recommend Amin Talati Wasserman as a leading FDA and Ad Law firm.
Rakesh is a board member of Naturally Chicago. The firm serves as FDA regulatory counsel for The Hemp Roundtable championing The Farm Bill and path for CBD products. The firm works with the Council for Responsible Nutrition on FDA and advertising regulatory issues. The firm is also general counsel for The International Probiotics Association, The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED-fish oil), The American Botanical Council and NAXA for FDA, Ad Law, trademarks and IP.